2017

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2017 Parade Winners

This year, there were four categories for parade entries: Antique Tractors, Businesses, Classic Cars, and Non-Profits/Organizations.  The winners for 2017 are: 

  • Antique Tractors: Jaro Hora – 1942 Case Model 5C
  • Businesses: The DownUnder
  • Classic Cars: Classy Chassis Cruisers – Red & White Cobra
  • Non-profits/Organizations: Iowa Friends of Companion Animals

Hoover’s Hometown Days Road Closures

​Hoover’s Hometown Days is this weekend.  Below are the road closures for the weekend and the detour map for getting around them!

Road Closures

  • 2nd Street from Main Street to the Water Street Parking Lot from 5:00p.m. on Friday August 4, 2017 to 1:00 a.m. on Sunday August 6, 2017.
  • Main Street from Parkside Drive to 2nd Street from 12:00 a.m. on Saturday August 5, 2017 to 12:00 a.m. on Sunday August 6, 2017.
  • Main Street from Parkside Drive to Poplar Street, S Downey from Wetherell to Main Street, and Wetherell from S Poplar Street to S Downey Street from 5:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Saturday August 5, 2017.
  • N Downey Street from Main Street to Green Street from 2:30 a.m. on Saturday August 5, 2017 to 6:00 p.m. on Saturday August 5, 2017.
  • W Orange Street from N Oliphant Street to Ridge View Drive on Saturday, August 5th from 8:15 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.
  • Pedersen Street from W Orange Street to Hilltop Dr. on Saturday, August 5th from 8:15 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.
Detour Map
 

Reminder: Register now for the Mayor’s Parade!

Don’t forget, you can register NOW for the Mayor’s Parade!  The parade will be on Saturday, August 5th at 10:00 am.  Click here to check out this year’s parade route and detour information.

Be thinking about how you want to decorate!  The theme this year is “Honoring Volunteers.”  Walking and lightly tossing candy are allowed.

There will still be a registration table available the morning of the parade at the Lions Field shelter, but registering before July 31st will guarantee that your organization is properly announced when you pass the stage on Main Street!

Parade lineup will take place on W Orange St. at the intersection of N Maple St. between 8:45 and 9:30 am.  Please enter the staging area on Pedersen St. at the intersection of W Main Street.  There will be event staff available to direct participants to the lineup areas.

Click on the most convenient registration method for you:

Volunteers needed!

We need your help to make all of these great Hoover’s Hometown Days events come together this summer. There are plenty of opportunities available, including event photography, information, parade help, and much more.

​Please consider signing up for your opportunity to be part of our yearly celebration of West Branch.

Click here for details: ​http://signup.com/go/EWsBjHy